Give the gift of stocks and index funds to friends and family

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Teach someone about investing

Many people don’t have a savings or investment account. Traditional financial firms can make investing complicated. SparkGift makes investing simple so that young investors can learn the value of investing early and experienced investors can receive gifts that grow their portfolio. A gift can empower someone's financial future.

Send a stock gift certificate in under a minute

There’s no need to fill out long forms, sign papers, or mail checks. You choose a stock or fund and pay. We create a gift certificate with your choice of stock and fund and deliver it to the recipient. It only takes a minute to give an investment that can last a lifetime.

Start gifting stock for as low as $20

With SparkGift you can give fractional shares of stocks and index funds. Using SparkGift, you can give someone a piece of Apple stock, Google stock or a Vanguard index fund, with just $20. SparkGift charges a fee of $2.95 + 3%. Gift recipients pay nothing to redeem their gift and hold their investments.

How it works


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Choose a stock

Choose the stock or index fund you'd like to give and buy a gift certificate. We deliver your gift to the recipient.



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Accept your gift

We help your gift recipient set up their investment account and accept their gift. Trade executed!



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Watch it grow

Recipients see their investment mature over time. It's easy for others to contribute.



How people are using SparkGift


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What people are saying


My grandmother gave me stock as a child. That's why I'm excited about SparkGift. Arrow w sm
Samaltman

Sam Altman
President, Y Combinator

I used SparkGift to send AAPL stock as a birthday present, and I loved it! Arrow w sm
Jessicalivingston

Jessica Livingston
Founder, Y Combinator

SparkGift is my go-to present for my nieces and nephews. I love giving something with real lasting value. Arrow w sm
Allydowney

Alley Downey
CEO, Weespring



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